August 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Debate on animal control, plovers rages on

An accident in July in which a wayward dog killed a fledging piping plover chick on Pine Point Beach has launched a townwide debate on how to protect the state endangered shorebird while allowing dogs and their owners to enjoy recreational activities More...

In the Know

In the Know

System assists in emergencies

Now that the Dunstan intersection improvements are complete I wanted to explain one of the key components of the project that helps emergency vehicles quickly and efficiently respond to calls through that and other intersections around town.  More...

Letters

Council ignored voters votes on casino

To the editor:   Just so everyone is clear about what just happened at (the Aug. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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Police break up drinking parties

Close to 20 minors were cited last weekend for consuming alcohol

Perhaps as one last hurrah before heading off to college this fall, 18 minors in Scarborough were caught with alcohol and were cited for underage drinking Friday, Aug. More...

Council OKs zone change at Downs

A referendum to bring casino gambling to Scarborough Downs won’t be coming to Scarborough voters this November, but action taken last week by the Town Council would make a casino located at the harness racing facility easier if it were approved More...

Community News

Yoga instructor helps those with Parkinson’s

SOUTH PORTLAND – Judy Lombard remembers the exact date she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease: Aug. 6, 2009. The symptoms of the incurable nervous system disorder had started before then. More...

Community News

Scarborough Terrace honors Ladies Auxiliary for service

Those in the Scarborough and surrounding communities are thankful for the work of Nancy Conroy and the Pine Point Ladies Auxiliary. Conroy has volunteered for the past 20 years with the Auxiliary and considers helping others her passion.  More...

A summer of succcess

Earlier this month the Team Xtreme ASA travel softball team, wrapped up its inaugural season with a championship in Lowell, Mass, by beating Westford, Mass. and Apponaug, RI. More...